Write protected pendrive can not format [Solved/Closed]

- - Latest reply:  muwahid - Oct 23, 2017 at 04:56 AM
Hello,
my pendrive can not formatted or the data can not deleted.
when I try to perform formatting option ,the write protected access message is desplayed.
so pls hlp me
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Please, read the following and all of your problems will vanish

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Hello,

You must first remove the write protection.

Here is how:

http://ccm.net/faq/6984-remove-write-protection-from-pen-drive
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please this pendrive insert in socket and install a windows o s c d , set up format mode and format this pendrive
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The answer is here:

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hello this is Bhanu and my hp 16gb pendrive is not getting formatted and whenever I try to format it, it shows I/O error.so you please give me the best solution to format it please..........
no sir its not working on my 16gb hp pendrive............
i tried to format it by downloading the tool suggested by you and it shows write protected error.
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Dear Bhanu

I don't know where you got the idea that there was a tool to download for there are none.

Here is what to do in detail to remove the write protection:

1. Open Start Menu
2. Run, type regedit and press Enter, this will open the registry editor.
3. Navigate to the following path:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies

4. Double click the key WriteProtect in the right pane and set the value to 0 In the Value Data Box and press OK button

5.Exit Registry

6. Restart your computer and re-connect your USB pen drive on your computer.

Now, please tell me if you have succeeded.

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here after ControleSet\Controle , there is nothing such as Storage Device Policies.........???????????
no noooooooot geting succesful
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my 4gb pen drive not format
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Dear Sir,

I cant format my 4GB Transcend pendrive it says that write protected cant format what can I do?

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Hi Jay,

Did you read my post? Your problem has been solved on this thread a long time ago.

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hi parag try this
right click on my comp. on desktop>click on manage>go to disk management>right click on your selected drive click on format
HAI friends ,


This tip is good for formatting it is working

go to mycomputers>rightclick >manage>diskmanagement> click to ur disk right click>format
Hey Munni Thanxs a ton....this really worked....